Boilermaker Workshop Supervisor

Job Description

Melco Engineering Pty Ltd is recruiting a Workshop Supervisor to join our dedicated Mackay-based team.

Who are we?

Melco Engineering, since 1994 continues to be a leading fabricator and manufacturer of asset components across a large range of industries.  

We are a world-class engineering, construction, and maintenance organisation with operations strategically located in Mackay, Hay Point, and Bowen.  With state-of-the-art fabrication and technical service facilities, Melco are embarking upon a structured program of growth and diversification in its key markets and service offerings.

To support this process, Melco is seeking the services of a competent and driven person that can deliver on the Company’s mantra of ‘building an elite workforce’.

We offer:

• Full-time employment

• Competitive remuneration

• Great working environment

• An aspirational organisation that focuses on personal growth and career development


To be successful the following attributes are essential:

• Must have a Boilermaker Trade Qualification 

• Be a highly motivated and production-driven leader with a will to win.

• Display a natural talent for coaching team members and leading by example.

• Ability to take a job from initial inquiry to customer delivery.

• Strong background in medium and heavy fabrication in a busy workshop    

• 5 years post trade supervision experience 

• Demonstrated experience in Quality Assurance processes such as dimensional checks, welding inspections, compliance to ITP requirements and standards.

• Proficient in various welding processes with a variety of metals

• High-level drawing interpretation competency 

• Commitment to driving best practice standards of OHS processes.

• Basic computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite

• Highly experienced with fabrication/repairs, Structural Steel, Platework, and fabrication. 

• Australian resident


Key Responsibilities

• Driving a positive and inclusive work culture and environment for the whole team

• Deliver to deadlines, ensuring maintenance activities are performed in accordance with company guidelines/procedures.

• Monitor and report on task hours.

• Liaising and assisting other departments within the Group as and when necessary

• Mentoring and guiding the Apprentices to meet and exceed their training requirements.

• Engaging with the team, maintaining effective and approachable communication 

• Ensuring compliance with WHS policies and practices

• Effective planning and organizing skills with the ability to deliver on simultaneous projects with competing priorities.

• Comprehensive understanding of engineered and structural drawings

• Liaise with QA Manager to ensure all NDT benchmarks are met on schedule.

• Liaise with QA Manager to ensure all job-specific weld certifications are completed and up to date.


What you’ll receive in return

• Competitive rates

• Permanent full-time employment

• Weekly pay structure

• Home every night


How to apply!

Click ‘Apply Now' OR email and send your resume and cover letter detailing why you will be an ideal candidate for this fantastic opportunity!